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Which Mile 0 is Which?

The traffic circle marks the 'designated' Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway. A plain four foot post once marked the site. In 1946 when it was hit by a car, a new mile 0 post was designed & moved to the center of town where it stands today. The second post was the object of many pranks & kidnappings - it even ended up in Vancouver when some university students 'borrowed' it. The current post was installed in the 1980's and is made of steel - a little more difficult to move. The mile 0 cairn in Northern Alberta Railway park was erected in the late 1950's to replace the original post that marked the 'true' beginning of the highway north

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